Q1 has little effect on adviser outlook

Market performance for the first quarter of 2012 has done little to change advisers’ outlook for the remainder of the year, according to the latest Fundweb.co.uk poll.

According to the latest online survey, the greatest proportion of advisers had not changed their stance towards markets, with 41.7% reporting no change in outlook.

Almost a third – 32.8% – claimed to be less confident about markets, while 25.3% said they were more confident.

The FTSE 100 index grew by 4.6% during the first quarter of 2012, compared with 8% growth in the DJ Euro Stoxx 50 index and 9.3% in the S&P 500. (article continues below)

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